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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Night sweats caused by pain medication and antibiotic use?

Possible: Its possible to have night sweat with either. Once you complete antibiotic course and sweating continues, try stopping pain meds and if still have night sweats, it would warrant a thorough check up by your physician. ...Read more

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My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly i ntced her short breath and constnt cough. Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

My 14 mnths since born, sweats hvily when asleep or eating. Rcntly i ntced her short breath and constnt cough.  Xray ok. Antibiotic didn't help. Why?

See below: Has anyone checked for CF or looked into a heart issue? If not, i would recommend both. Other issues can also cause a persistent cough that are not infectious like vascular rings, sling around the trachea or cardiac malformations. X rays will not often pick these issues up. See you pediatrician again and ask these questions. ...Read more

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I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

I have pnemonia and I am wondering how long it is normal to have night sweats and sweating chills thru out the day for? been on antibiotic for 48 hrs

Viral or bacterial?: Viral pneumonia will not respond to antibiotics so the symptoms will last much longer. Bacterial pneumonia should start responding to appropriate antibiotic treatment within 4 days or so. Often times, medications such as steroids and inhalers are used to hasten recovery. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make children sweat?

Can antibiotics make children sweat?

Unlikely: Difficult to answer definitively since you have not specified an antibiotic, but am unaware, with the exception of allergic reactions, that this is an explanation for children's perspiration. ...Read more

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Can sweat irritate my rosacea or make it worse? My rosacea seems to flare up and get worse ever time i work out. Could sweat be causing this? .

Can sweat irritate my rosacea or make it worse? My rosacea seems to flare up and get worse ever time i work out.  Could sweat be causing this?

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Yes: It can. There are several topical and some oral products that are designed to help with the redness and inflammation of rosacea. Some otc products are available, but prescription strength products and antibiotics are sometimes helpful. Dermatologist can help. ...Read more